Pregnant woman dies after concrete block attack in Karawara shopping centre car park

Pregnant woman dies after concrete block attack in Karawara shopping centre car park

A pregnant woman who was allegedly assaulted by a teenager in a shopping centre car park in Perth’s south has died in hospital overnight. Key points: The woman was sitting in her car when she was hit with a concrete block She died in the early hours as a vigil was held outside the hospital A … Read more

Esther Foundation: WA to ban gay conversion therapy after parliamentary inquiry into abuse

Esther Foundation: WA to ban gay conversion therapy after parliamentary inquiry into abuse

Gay conversion therapy will be criminalised in WA as the McGowan Government moves to immediately implement a key recommendation flowing from a parliamentary inquiry into the disgraced Esther Foundation. Half a dozen survivors of the Esther Foundation were in Parliament’s public gallery to witness the tabling of the report on Thursday, which found a lack … Read more

Diane Miller still critical after being hit by lump of concrete at Waterford Plaza shopping centre

Diane Miller still critical after being hit by lump of concrete at Waterford Plaza shopping centre

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has described an alleged unprovoked attack on a pregnant woman in a suburban shopping centre car park as “tragic” and “beyond description.” WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. Key points: Diane Miller remains in intensive care at Royal Perth Hospital Her family fear she will not survive, as homicide … Read more

Pregnant woman fighting for life after being hit with rock in Karawara shopping centre assault

Pregnant woman fighting for life after being hit with rock in Karawara shopping centre assault

A pregnant woman is fighting for life in intensive care after being hit in the head with a rock, causing her to go into cardiac arrest at a shopping centre in Perth’s south. WA Police say the brutal ordeal unfolded when a fight broke out between the occupants of a vehicle and a group of … Read more

Wattleup bushfire: Peak-hour chaos as blaze in Jandakot Regional Park causes road closures

Wattleup bushfire: Peak-hour chaos as blaze in Jandakot Regional Park causes road closures

A bushfire in Perth’s south, believed to have been sparked by lightning, is wreaking havoc for peak-hour morning commuters as firefighters work to control the blaze. The City of Cockburn and Town of Kwinana have been placed under a “bushfire advice” alert by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services as the fire burns in … Read more

Hocking: Pedestrian killed after being hit by Toyota Hilux

Hocking: Pedestrian killed after being hit by Toyota Hilux

A man has died in hospital after being struck by a four-wheel-drive in Perth’s north. The 54-year-old pedestrian was struck by a Toyota Hilux near the intersection of Wanneroo Road and Scenic Drive in Hocking about 2.40pm on Saturday. Paramedics rushed the man to Joondalup Health for emergency treatment. He, however, could not be saved. … Read more

WA Premier Mark McGowan warns recession is coming next year

WA Premier Mark McGowan warns recession is coming next year

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has warned a recession is coming next year after previously only flagging it was a risk. His comments came while fielding questions from reporters about an ongoing pay dispute with striking nurses, reiterating that the current deal on offer was generous. “We expect a recession is coming next year,” Mr … Read more

Dunsborough Leavers: Footage emerges of boy appearing to stab school graduate

Dunsborough Leavers: Footage emerges of boy appearing to stab school graduate

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Footage has emerged appearing to show a school leaver stabbing another boy during a late night beach party in the State’s south. The video, obtained by the South Western Times, shows a shirtless boy believed to be a Year 12 graduate strike another youngster. The footage was posted to social media last … Read more